Hazardous Weather Outlook
Issued by NWS Jackson, MS

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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON MS
648 AM CST SUN NOV 27 2016

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ASHLEY-CHICOT-MOREHOUSE-WEST CARROLL-EAST CARROLL-RICHLAND-
MADISON LA-FRANKLIN LA-CATAHOULA-TENSAS-CONCORDIA-BOLIVAR-
SUNFLOWER-LEFLORE-GRENADA-CARROLL-MONTGOMERY-WEBSTER-CLAY-LOWNDES-
CHOCTAW-OKTIBBEHA-WASHINGTON-HUMPHREYS-HOLMES-ATTALA-WINSTON-
NOXUBEE-ISSAQUENA-SHARKEY-YAZOO-MADISON MS-LEAKE-NESHOBA-KEMPER-
WARREN-HINDS-RANKIN-SCOTT-NEWTON-LAUDERDALE-CLAIBORNE-COPIAH-
SIMPSON-SMITH-JASPER-CLARKE-JEFFERSON-ADAMS-FRANKLIN MS-LINCOLN-
LAWRENCE-JEFFERSON DAVIS-COVINGTON-JONES-MARION-LAMAR-FORREST-
648 AM CST SUN NOV 27 2016

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF SOUTHEAST
ARKANSAS...NORTHEAST LOUISIANA...AND CENTRAL MISSISSIPPI.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

FIRE WEATHER
THREAT...LIMITED
TIMING...THIS AFTERNOON

DRY GROUND CONDITIONS...DRY VEGETATION...AND LOW AFTERNOON HUMIDITY
LEVELS...WILL RESULT IN A LIMITED THREAT FOR FIRE DANGER THIS AFTERNOON.
PLEASE CONTINUE TO HEED ALL BURN BANS CURRENTLY IN EFFECT.

(WWW.WEATHER.GOV/IMAGES/JAN/GRAPHICAST/IMAGE2.GIF)

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY

SEVERE WEATHER IS EXPECTED OVER THE ARKLAMISS MONDAY AFTERNOON AND
EVENING AHEAD OF A COLD FRONT. AN ELEVATED THREAT FOR DAMAGING WIND
GUSTS AND A FEW TORNADOES EXISTS OVER NORTHEAST LOUISIANA AND MUCH OF
CENTRAL MISSISSIPPI. STAY TUNED FOR UPDATES TO THIS OUTLOOK AS SOME
CHANGES ARE POSSIBLE.

(WWW.WEATHER.GOV/IMAGES/JAN/GRAPHICAST/IMAGE1.GIF)

ALSO WINDY CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED MONDAY WELL AHEAD OF THE STORMS,
PARTICULARLY IN THE DELTA REGION WHERE GUSTS OF 35 TO 45 MPH WILL BE
POSSIBLE. 25 TO 35 MPH WIND GUSTS WILL BE POSSIBLE ELSEWHERE,
ESPECIALLY DURING THE AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

(WWW.WEATHER.GOV/IMAGES/JAN/GRAPHICAST/IMAGE3.GIF)

.SPOTTER CALL TO ACTION STATEMENT...
THE ACTIVATION OF STORM SPOTTERS...HAM RADIO OPERATORS...AND
EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT PERSONNEL IN SUPPORT OF SEVERE WEATHER
OPERATIONS MAY BE NEEDED FOR PORTIONS OF THE REGION MONDAY
THROUGH MONDAY NIGHT.

$$

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&&

...HAZARD LEGEND...

*FIRE WEATHER*
EXTREME...CONDITIONS WELL IN EXCESS OF RED FLAG WARNING
 CRITERIA WITH STRONG WIND GUSTS GREATER THAN 40 MPH. FIRES
 WILL SPREAD VERY QUICKLY AND WILDFIRES ARE COMMON. FIRE
 CONTROL IS VERY DIFFICULT, EVEN FOR EXPERIENCED FIREFIGHTERS.
SIGNIFICANT...CONDITIONS MEET MINIMUM RED FLAG WARNINGS
 CRITERIA. OPEN BURNING SHOULD NOT BE ATTEMPTED AS FIRES CAN
 QUICKLY ESCAPE AND BECOME VERY DIFFICULT TO CONTROL, EVEN
 FOR EXPERIENCED FIREFIGHTERS.
ELEVATED...ANY OPEN BURNING IS DISCOURAGED DUE TO INCREASED
 WIND, LOWER HUMIDITY, AND RECENT DRY CONDITIONS. FIRES
 ESCAPE CONTROL MORE EASILY IN THESE CONDITIONS AND THEIR
 CONTAINMENT CAN BE DIFFICULT. REMEMBER TO HEED ANY LOCAL
 BURN BANS THAT ARE IN EFFECT!
LIMITED...EXTRA CAUTION IS ADVISED FOR OPEN BURNING DUE TO
 INCREASED WIND, LOWER HUMIDITY, OR VERY DRY CONDITIONS.
 REMEMBER TO HEED ANY LOCAL BURN BANS THAT ARE IN EFFECT!


...USEFUL WEATHER WEB PAGES (URLS)...

NWS JAN HOME PAGE...
   WWW.WEATHER.GOV/JAN
STAY AWARE, STAY SAFE NWS JAN BRIEFING PAGE...
   WWW.WEATHER.GOV/JAN/SAFE
LATEST WEATHER BRIEFING...
   WWW.WEATHER.GOV/JAN/WEATHER_BRIEFING

TROPICAL PAGE...
   WWW.WEATHER.GOV/JAN/TROPICAL
NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER HOME PAGE...
   WWW.NHC.NOAA.GOV/
FIND NWS JAN ON FACEBOOK...
   WWW.FACEBOOK.COM/NWSJACKSONMS
FOLLOW NWS JAN ON TWITTER...
   @NWSJACKSONMS

...ADDITIONAL URLS FOR FIRE WEATHER ISSUES...

CURRENT HEAT INFORMATION...
   WWW.WEATHER.GOV/JAN/SAFE_EXTREMEHEAT

FIRE WEATHER...
   WWW.WEATHER.GOV/JAN/FIREWEATHER
LATEST WEATHER BRIEFING...
   WWW.WEATHER.GOV/JAN/WEATHER_BRIEFING

MISSISSIPPI FORESTRY COMMISSION...
   WWW.MFC.MS.GOV/
FIRE WEATHER OUTLOOK...
   WWW.SPC.NOAA.GOV/PRODUCTS/FIRE_WX/
   PLEASE CONVERT ALL WEB ADDRESSES TO LOWER CASE BEFORE ENTERING!


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